Tag: Brent Edwards



Managing the Impact of Face Masks and Covers on Speech Understanding in Noise Using Hearing Aids

The use of face masks has been mandated by many governments around the world. A negative side effect has been the impact on speech understanding in noise. In this study, a group of NAL researchers examine the impact of face covers in laboratory experiments and evaluate the effect of hearing aid compensation to reduce the impact of face covers during speech communication. Methods, outcomes, and recommendations are presented